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Sleetmute Cemetery


 The location of Sleetmute Cemetery 

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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Sleetmute Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Sleetmute Cemetery (FAG ID #2479020)

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

On this page you'll find:

The Location of the Sleetmute Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Sleetmute Cemetery

Lat:   61.7043°   (61° 42' 15")

Lon:   -157.1703°   (-157° 10' 13")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Sleetmute Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, all of the marker locations are very close to where they should be. While we have been unable to verify their accuracy, we are confident that the markers are within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify any given location includes it being overgrown, forested or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.


  Sleetmute Cemetery  

  Napaimute Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

The following cemetery is within 50 miles [80.5 km]<1> of the Sleetmute Cemetery.

Napaimute Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 50 miles [80.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sleetmute Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Napaimute Cemetery (FAG ID #2527023)

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 2 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Sleetmute Cemetery.

Red Devil   [Map] 
Sleetmute   [Map] 
Stony River   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Sleetmute Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alaska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alaska:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alaska
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alaska     Cemetery Wiki for Alaska
Find-A-Grave:     The Sleetmute Cemetery (FAG ID #2479020)     Cemeteries of Alaska

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alaska

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Sleetmute Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Sleetmute Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Sleetmute Cemetery elsewhere. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Sleetmute Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2479020

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Sleetmute Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.7043, Longitude: -157.1703     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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